The museum opened again today

The Húsavík Whale Museum opened today, after being closed since March 22nd because of a Covid related ban on gatherings. Opening hours in May are from 12-16. The museum is closed on Sundays. There is plenty of hand sanitizer by the counter. The 2 meter distance rule will be obeyed and please note that the maximum capacity of guests is restricted to 50 people at the same time.

According to the museum's project manager Heiðar Hrafn Halldórsson, the employees are relieved to be able to open the museum again, although they realize the visitor numbers will be low the first weeks. There were a few guests in the museum today which was an inspiring feeling compared to the lockdown weeks. The Húsavík Whale Museum should be a must-stop-place for this summer's tourists, being built up by high quality exhibitions. The leading role so to speak is without a doubt the blue whale skeleton. The giant skeleton is one of only two on display in Europe.



The whale museum is open again

After 6 weeks of closure due to Covid 19, the Whale Museum reopened today. Opening hours in May are from 12-16pm. It will be closed on Sundays. Plenty of alcohol and the two meter rule will of course be respected. The maximum number of visitors inside the museum is limited to 50 people at a time.

According to Heiðar Hrafn Halldórsson, project manager at the Whale Museum, the staff is quite relieved to be able to reopen the museum, even though of course there will be very few visitors in the first few weeks. As of today, several visitors have come to the museum, so it's quite lively compared to the last few weeks. According to Heiðar, the whale museum should be a must-stop for domestic tourists this summer, as it is an extremely successful museum that, among other things, houses one of the two whale sharks on display in Europe.